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On the territory of the institution, a new building for the medical unit was built and put into operation, which was equipped with all the necessary equipment and modern medical equipment, including a digital fluorographic apparatus and a mobile X-ray unit.

In the medical unit No. 11, located on the territory of the correctional colony No. 42 in the village of Sindor, Knyazhpogostsky district, a modern digital fluorographic apparatus has appeared. The new equipment makes it possible to significantly improve the quality of examinations.

– With the help of a digital fluorograph, preventive examinations are carried out in order to prevent the spread of tuberculosis. There is also a mobile X-ray unit, it is designed for X-ray diagnostics of convicts and the detection of various diseases. It is important to note that the installed equipment meets modern safety standards – all operations are performed with minimal exposure to both the patient and the doctor: the radiation dose is reduced to almost the level of the natural background. Diagnostics is carried out in real time, all information is displayed on monitors, it is also possible to create a digital database for each patient, which allows you to assess the dynamics of the disease and the effectiveness of treatment, – said the head of medical unit No. 11 Pavel Nikitin.

In addition to the X-ray room, which meets all radiological safety standards, the hospital has a reception room, a clinical laboratory, dressing and treatment rooms, a dental office, and a room for storing medicines and medical products. The staff of medical unit No. 11 includes the head of the branch, a radiologist, a senior nurse, three paramedics, a procedural nurse, a paramedic laboratory assistant, a dentist, an X-ray laboratory assistant and three nurses.

By the way, since the beginning of the year, the medical unit of IK-42 has been located in a new building, built at the expense of funds from the institution’s income-generating production activities. The renovation of the internal premises was completed in March this year, after which they immediately proceeded to the external decoration: to date, the insulation has been installed and work is underway to cover the building with siding.

It should be noted that the renewal of medical equipment is carried out within the framework of planned work to provide accused and convicted persons with a guaranteed volume of free medical care, and to increase its availability.

Press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Komi Republic

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